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Ensuring Compliance is being met with Companies House

Ensuring Compliance is being met with Companies House

Ensuring compliance is being met with Companies House is one of the most important things you need to complete. Starting your own business brings a tidal wave of emotion and in the early stages there are many key decisions for you to make. One of the biggest decisions you need to make is to decide whether to be a Sole Trader or Limited Company.
This blog post is for new businesses who may be unsure on what they need to complete.

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Key Components For Writing A Business Plan When Starting In Business

Key Components For Writing A Business Plan When Starting In Business

Writing a business plan enables you to have a robust strategy for moving forward. If you are in the process of starting your own business or at a stage in your business where you require a business plan this blog post is for you!
I knew exactly what my services were going to be, but I had not considered the entire big picture and everything else that was needed. Writing my business plan gave me not only an insight as to what was required but clarity and understanding of what my business would achieve within a competitive marketplace.

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Everything changes, Everything remains the same!

Everything changes, Everything remains the same!

How does taking your career in a new direction change your core values or modus operandi? In this blog post I share the journey I’ve been on the last two years. My brand story and core values: Karen Hannon and Busy Lives!

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Preparing for the New Financial Year

Preparing for the New Financial Year

Prepare & organise how to file, track & record your paper invoices & receipts for the financial year so you keep on top of everything & don’t get in a mess. This blog post explains what you need to do.

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Effective Minute Taking

Effective Minute Taking

It is often a common misconception that anyone can effectively minute take! This blog post breaks down the key elements and top tips needed to minute take well.

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Effectively Chairing Meetings

Effectively Chairing Meetings

This blog post shares some of my experiences and skills in how to effectively chair, lead and hold a meeting. When meetings run smoothly, stay on track with the agenda and finish on time they make chairing a meeting look like a simple task. This is not always the case.

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Recruitment Procedures

Recruitment Procedures

This blog post is a sharing of my knowledge and experience of recruiting and interviewing over my years in Education. It incorporates: what to avoid and the background organisation required to make the whole process run smoothly, which can really make a difference on the day.

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Organising & knowing what presents to buy

Organising & knowing what presents to buy

Guide to organising and buying presents for someone else. If you do not know where to start and how to organise the selection and choice of present for someone else this blog post is for you!

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